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Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer
Location: Fort Washington, PA - In-House
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This position is responsible for the development, review, and update of scientific and clinical content for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) and projects related to the NCCN Guidelines®, including but not limited to continuing education materials, conference reports, journal publications, and clinical content development for grant proposals, task force reports, and any NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Perform PubMed literature searches; develop, review, edit, and update the assigned NCCN Guidelines
• Track scientific literature with respect to designated NCCN Guidelines assignments
• Attend NCCN Guidelines Panel meetings and web-based teleconferences
• Participate in development and maintenance of the NCCN Guidelines in Guidelines Authoring Tool (GAT)
• Develop and/or review clinical content for educational grant proposals including needs assessments, objectives, and faculty recommendations for NCCN educational programs
• Develop, edit, and/or review clinical content for NCCN clinical information programs, including continuing education (CE) activities, conference reports, NCCN Guidelines Insights, JNCCN CE related articles, and external communication of Guidelines updates
• Review permission requests and licensing of NCCN Guidelines information, including but not limited to print and electronic media, and integration into health-related information systems
• Research and develop NCCN Task Force Reports based on panel presentations, discussion, and relevant scientific literature
• Work on NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives

Education Requirements:
• PhD or equivalent experience with ability to evaluate clinical research
• Experience in scientific/medical writing required
• Experience in oncology strongly preferred

• Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate scientific/medical information in a clear and concise manner
• Must possess strong attention to detail
• Must be proficient in MS Office products
• Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels

Application Instructions:
Send resume with salary history to jobs@nccn.org. EOE. No calls please.

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About the Organization:
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 27 of the world’s leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education, is dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so that patients can live better lives. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of cancer care so patients can live better lives.

Contact Information:
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Listing: ID# 40 - 11/7/2017 - 12/22/2017
Posted: 11/7/2017